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University of Strathclyde

Law (Scots Law) with Spanish

UCAS Code: M1R4
LLB (Hons) 5 years full-time 2017
Ucas points guide

136

% applicants receiving offers

100%

Subjects
  • Law by area
  • Spanish studies
Student score
87% MED
88% HIGH
% employed or in further study
99% HIGH
98% HIGH
Average graduate salary
£18k MED
£17k LOW
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
AAB

A Levels: Year 1 entry: AAB-BBB (French or Italian or Spanish B; GCSE English Language B or Literature B, GCSE Maths C); Year 2 entry: not offered

Scottish Highers
AAAAB-AAABBB

1st sitting: AAAAB 2nd sitting: AAABBBB (Higher English B, Higher French or Italian or Spanish B; Maths National 5 C/Intermediate 2 C)

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

International Baccalaureate
38

(English HL5, Maths SL)

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 136 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

100%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

£1,820

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

Modules

Year 1: The first-year class, Introduction to Law and Legal Obligations, introduces you to the laws of contract and delict, which are the essential building blocks of most other areas of law, to the court systems and judicial decision-making, and to the law-making process in the UK. Years 2, 3 and 4: A range of options including Human Rights, Environmental Law, Criminal Law, Public International Law, and Law, Film and Popular Culture. Spanish Year 1: There are 2 streams in Year 1 â?? 1 for students with Higher Spanish or an equivalent qualification and another for those without. Students in both classes study contemporary Spanish language, culture and society in Spanish-speaking countries, providing solid foundations for more in-depth specialisation in Year 2 and 3. Year 2: Students consolidate and develop their skills across reading, writing, speaking and listening. In our specialised cultural studies class, Isolation and Independence in Spain and Latin America, students learn more about the historical, political and literary context in Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries through the critical study of specific texts and films. Year 3: Students continue to develop their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills through an emphasis on summary techniques, report writing, oral presentations and translation into English. The cultural studies class, The Struggle for Modernity in Spain and Latin America, will further expand students' knowledge and critical understanding of the Spanish-speaking world through the examination and debate of key aspects of the concept of modernity. Year 4: At this advanced level our language classes place an emphasis on high-level professional skills, such as delivering presentations, writing reports, interpreting between Spanish and English, and translating into English.

University of Strathclyde

Students on campus,

The University of Strathclyde was established in 1796 as the 'place of useful learning' and today from the centre of the vibrant city of Glasgow it continues to provide its students with a relevant, high-quality education. The global application of research and knowledge exchange ensures Strathclyde takes its place as a leading international technological institution.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
15%
85%

Year 1

15%
85%

Year 2

15%
85%

Year 3

16%
84%

Year 4

13%
87%

Year 5

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
46%
51%
3%

Year 1

55%
37%
8%

Year 2

46%
46%
8%

Year 3

20%
80%

Year 4

31%
50%
19%

Year 5

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 96%
Student score 87% MED
Able to access IT resources

91%

Staff made the subject interesting

94%

Library resources are satisfactory

93%

Feedback on work has been helpful

56%

Feedback on work has been prompt

49%

Staff are good at explaining things

97%

Received sufficient advice and support

68%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
10% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
62% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
19% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
500 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
53% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
10% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 99% HIGH
Average graduate salary £18k MED
Graduates who are secretarial and related occupations

7%

Graduates who are other administrative occupations

7%

Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers

6%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
Law graduates tend to go into the legal industry, and they usually take similar routes. Jobs are competitive – often very competitive - but starting salaries are good and high fliers can earn serious money. Be aware though - some careers, especially as barristers, can take a while to get into. If you want to qualify to practise law, you need to take a professional qualification and many law graduates then go on to law school. If you want to go into work, then a lot of law graduates take trainee or paralegal roles and some do leave the law altogether, often for jobs in management, finance and the police force. A small proportion – about one in 17 last year– of law graduates also move into another field for further study. Psychology, business and social studies are all popular for these career changers, so if you do take a law degree and decide it’s not for you, there are options.
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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 90%
Student score 88% HIGH
Able to access IT resources

100%

Staff made the subject interesting

90%

Library resources are satisfactory

100%

Feedback on work has been helpful

70%

Feedback on work has been prompt

50%

Staff are good at explaining things

100%

Received sufficient advice and support

100%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
7% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
83% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
36% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
463 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
46% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
11% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 98% HIGH
Average graduate salary £17k LOW
Graduates who are customer service occupations

6%

Graduates who are teaching and educational professionals

15%

Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers

15%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
It's often said there's a shortage of modern language graduates, and graduates from Spanish courses have a lot of options available to them when they complete their courses. In 2012, just over 1,100 UK graduates got degrees in Spanish, and about one in five got jobs overseas – often as English teachers. If you want to put your degree to work in the UK, teacher training is a common option, and businesses see Spanish-speaking countries as important markets, leading to graduate opportunities in translation, finance, human resources and project management. But remember – whilst employers say they rate graduates who have more than one language, you need to have them as part of a whole package of good skills.
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